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Welcome Waterloo co-op students

Co-operative education is synonymous with the University of Waterloo. It’s one of the innovations that the University was founded on nearly 60 years ago. Today, our incomparable co-operative education program is the reason 70% of incoming undergraduate students choose Waterloo.


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  1. Oct. 19, 2018An Evening with Michael Landsberg in Thrive Week

    Join us as we welcome Michael Landsberg who will share his mental health story, talk about stigma, and seeking help. Michael will then chat with members from the UW community and other invited guests, including Mike Litt (Co-founder and CEO of Vidyard), Jennifer Hedger (anchor at TSN’s Sportscentre) and Robin Mazumder (PhD candidate and mental health researcher) about their experiences with mental health. A question and answer period will follow.

    When: Monday, October 22 from 7:00-9:00 pm

    Where: Fed Hall

  2. Oct. 15, 2018Further Education Fair 2018

    The Further Education Fair will be held on Monday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the SLC Great Hall. This fair is your chance to explore post-degree options and meet staff and faculty from more than 90 institutions across Canada and abroad.

    These representatives will provide information and answer your questions about career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics and application procedures and deadlines.

    Come and explore programs in the following areas:

  3. Oct. 10, 2018New student resource for accessibility and co-op

    Students with permanent, temporary or suspected disabilities can now find support resources on Co-operative Education’s accessibility resources webpage. This resource is built to provide support for students with disabilities as they navigate through the co-op process. The new page addresses issues around support and planning for the recruitment process and in the workplace, a video on disclosure and services and tools available to students such as:

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